It is the yr 2084. within the nation of Abistan—named after the prophet Abi, earthly messenger of the god Yolah—citizens undergo a unmarried god, demonstrating their devotion through kneeling in prayer 9 occasions an afternoon. self sufficient proposal has been banned, remembering is forbidden, and an omnipresent surveillance method immediately informs the gurus of each deviant act, proposal, or notion. the dominion is blessed and its voters are satisfied, choked with a feeling of function and piety. those who find themselves not—the heretics—are positioned to demise by way of stoning or beheading in urban squares. yet Ati has met those who imagine another way; in ghettos and caves, hidden from the specialists, exist the final dwelling heretics and free-thinkers of Abistan. lower than their effect, Ati starts to doubt. He starts off to imagine. Now, he'll need to protect his suggestions together with his life.
"[In 2084] Sansal dared to head a lot extra than I did," stated Michel Houellebecq, the arguable novelist such a lot lately of Submission. 2084 is a cry of freedom, a choice to uprising, a gripping satirical novel of rules, and an indictment of the spiritual fundamentalism that, with its hypocrisy and closed-mindedness, threatens our glossy democracies and the beliefs on which they're founded.
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